|High School:||Monte Vista HS|
A 2011 graduate of Monte Vista HS, Bender was a four-time letter winner on the course for the Mustangs. Building throughout his four seasons as a Mustang, Bender hit the culmination of his high school career as a senior when he led Monte Vista to the NorCal tournament for the first time in his career. For his play, Bender earned an individual qualification into the CIF / CGA Boys State High School Championships.
Andrew Bender is the son of Nancy and Timothy Bender. He has three younger sibling, Anna, Davis and Katie. Drew is a business major in his first year at Pacific.